Saint Paul Regional Water Services (SPRWS) needed to update 94,00 water meters throughout the City of Saint Paul and many suburbs, including all residential and commercial accounts. SPRWS selected TKDA to provide engineering services for the project which included a feasibility study, specifications, contract documents, bidding and construction services.
The updated water meters allow for improved efficiency and accuracy. The meters selected by competitive bids are read by a mobile drive-by radio reading device so SPRWS meter readers can drive down the street with a laptop and a receiver instead of walking the meter routes to get the readings from a touchpad on the outside of properties. TKDA completed the project under budget and ahead of schedule in February 2013.